Welcome to the City of Montgomery
As one of the oldest towns in Texas, Montgomery began as a trading post in 1826 and was charted in 1837. Montgomery was the first county seat of Montgomery County and was the third county formed under the Republic of Texas. It is also recognized as the birthplace of the Texas Lone Star Flag. Montgomery is located at the junction of Texas 105 and FM 149, near the southwestern edge of Sam Houston National Forest in western Montgomery County. The center of town is 15 miles west of Conroe and 50 miles northwest of Houston.
Montgomery offers guests a memorable visit with its preserved 19th Century Historic Downtown District, as well as its many fine retail shops, restaurants and local attractions. We hope you'll stop by for a visit. Enjoy our clean air and relaxed country lifestyle!
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Montgomery Economic Development Corporation –
Director Seats Available
The City Council announced at its June 23rd meeting an opportunity for those interested in economic development activities in Montgomery to apply for three seats that need appointment to the MEDC Board of Directors. Applicants are not required to live in the city limits. All members of the Board shall be residents of the County of Montgomery with the majority being residents of the City.
The Board members act on behalf of the MEDC in administering economic development efforts of the city, including financial supervision of the one-half cent sales tax dedicated to the Corporation. Recently, the Board has decided on appropriations to local civic groups for promotion costs of various festivals, contributions to support infrastructure to businesses locating and expanding in the area and approved an exterior improvement grant to a downtown historic business.
The Board meets monthly, on the third Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at city hall in Montgomery. There is no pay for the service on the Board. Applications can be found on montgomerytexas.gov website, click city government, then click board and Commissions then click “membership Application” and forward the application to city Secretary Susan Hensley at firstname.lastname@example.org or bring the completed application to city hall at 101 Old Plantersville Road. Applications are due July 9th, 4:00 p.m.
North Area Community Meeting
There will be at meeting for northern part of the city residents, on July 7th at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Room at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at 15155 Liberty.
The meeting will be attended by T.J. Wilkerson, newly elected Council member, Mayor Kirk Jones, other Council members may be present, Jack Yates, City Administrator and James Napolitano, Police Chief.
Subjects planned on being discussed are; the rehabilitation of Baja Street drainage, dilapidated housing in the area, possible grant opportunities for the neighborhood, Homecoming Park, cleaning up of the area and neighborhood safety. There will also be time for citizen’s questions and issues to be presented.
While intended for the northern area issues any citizen of Montgomery is welcome to participate in the meeting.
|Notice of Budget Public Hearing|
City Council will consider a Budget Amendment for FY 2014-2015 at its meeting on July 14, 2015 at 6 PM.
The City of Montgomery has historical buildings in Fernland Park open to the public! Fernland Park is full of educational opportunities for the family so bring everyone along and enjoy a day in Historical Fernland Park and the City of Montgomery.
Please click the link below for hours of operation:
|Tuesday, July 07, 2015|
|North Area Community Mtg. - 6:00p|
|Tuesday, July 14, 2015|
|City Council Meeting & Budget Public Hearing - 6:00p|
|Monday, July 20, 2015|
|Montgomery EDC Board Meeting - 6:00p|
|Saturday, July 25, 2015|
|McDonald's of Montgomery 2015 Jeep Festival - 11:00a - 2:00p|
|Monday, July 27, 2015|
|Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting - 6:00p|
|Tuesday, July 28, 2015|
|City Council Meeting|